Driving up to the place from outside does not look like much, but the minute you step out from your car into the great view of the ocean under the sail canopy ,you will forget the rest of the flight and drive. The lobby is greatly decorated with a very comfortable feeling, specially there is a bar right there and a very relaxing open views to the resort grounds and the ocean, with infinity planter/ pools in front of you. Very romantic and sexy ,off course with the right person and drink! The reception desk and staff when you are checking in was a tad harsh, and pushy to upgrade you for more $, so watch out for that, but don't let it bother you. We had an all inclusive stay, and the room was just fine ,with a small balcony and a view with a Jaccuzie tub. The linen in the room and the hanging curtain with the open bath room area and the glass shower,just added a sense of romance and desires to our stay . The restaurants were very nice , specialy the breakfast buffet in the garden section with the greenery and the birds singing around you. The grounds were very well manicure and exotic with path ways between them with great flowering plants, that I enjoyed taking pictures of. Off course we were staying in the adults only section, so it was nice and tranquil , but we did not mind hearing the children laughter from the familys side pool. We had some lovely dinners, the food was above avrage, if not very good. The pool was asume with a wet bar and the beach was mercury brown because of the rainy season, but that did not bother us, as the water in the pool was a great temperature and clean. The rain was very beautiful ,as it gave us great sunsets and we enjoyed getting more wet in the pool , if that is possible! Sometimes , we just will sit in the lobby and drink while it was raining, or go to the the room and be romantic with a glass of champagne . The staff were very pleasant to us all of the time and friendly. We enjoyed the location too, as we could walk into shopping and restaurants in close proximity . The drinks and alcohol were of a premium qualities, which makes a huge difference to me ,even we are not much of drinkers. Over all, its a great place, and we had a great time. The hotel had some beach activities, and we went sailing on their inclusive Catamaran 16 feet boat. We watched the turtles come out at night and dig in the sand and lay their eggs. We also participated with the kids in releasing the new generations of turtles that hatched in the turtle nursery in the resort. Great fun for kids and adults alike!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Romantic. Refined. Remarkable. Located on the golden sand beaches of the Pacific coast within walking distance of the famous El Malecon boardwalk, this vibrant oceanfront resort provides adults 24/7 access to amazing nightlife, non-stop entertainment and Unlimited-Luxury(R). ... more less
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